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Join Date: Sep 2002
Location: Newmarket, UK
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SSL Certificate transfer

In a nutshell:

2 secure sites with their own SSL certificates.

I have moved from one host to another and now need to re-install these two certificates on a different server.

Is this possible or will they only work on the machine on which their original CSR was generated?

I'm trying to use the WHM to install them on a new IP and although it reports success I get 404s when I use https://...


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Join Date: Apr 2002
Posts: 88
You can move a cert from one server to another - as long as you have both the cert and the original server's private key. If you have to generate a new private key, your existing cert won't work and you'll have to get it reissued - or get a new one.

Join Date: Sep 2002
Location: Newmarket, UK
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Thanks jimroe - much appreciated.

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